Definition of ahull in English:

ahull

adverb

Nautical
  • Of a ship: so as to float or drift solely with the force of the wind or current on the hull, i.e. with the sails furled or the engines turned off. Chiefly with lie.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Ellis (fl. 1578). From a + hull.

Pronunciation

ahull

/əˈhʌl/